Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 in: News

‘Denmark holds the key to UK EU policy’

During a trip to Iceland, Wednesday, British PM David Cameron warned there would be negative consequences for the UK if it follows the example of Scandinavian countries such as Iceland and Norway, nations…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 in: News

Novo Nordisk criticises government’s research cuts

Pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk has lashed out at the government’s move to cut scientific research funding by 8.5 per cent – around DKK1.4bn. The company’s head of research, Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, accused the…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 in: News

Lack of support for tax cut proposal

Less than one in three voters support the government’s move to cut the punitive, top rate of income tax on high earners. Ahead of next Spring’s tax reform negotiations, a new Epinion poll…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 in: News

Airport opens Airbus extension

The world’s largest passenger plane will be able take off and land at Copenhagen Airport from the 1st of December. The airport has rebuilt a runway and built new passenger facilities to accommodate…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

Housing market recovers/Telecom sector recovers/Telenor revises outlook after failed merger Homes: After a seven-year slump the housing market is heading for a 23-year high in 2015. A new survey by national realtor Home…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2015 in: News

Anti-refugee adverts distorted the truth

The government presented a distorted picture of reality when it placed anti-refugee adverts in Lebanon newspapers last month, a cross-ministerial report has found. The report forms the basis of the investigation launched by…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2015 in: News

Asylum figures up in September

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg claims she wasn’t surprised that 2,761 asylum seekers came to Denmark in September, even though the figure was 50% up on the previous month. Despite the month on month…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2015 in: News

Local authorities demand more cash to deal with family reunifications

Local Government Denmark (LGDK) has appealed for more money in next year’s budget to deal with the ever-rising number of family reunifications. According to new Immigration Service figures, 12,572 people have applied for…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2015 in: News

Social Democrats thrown out of immigration negotiations

The Social Democrats claimed last night to have been thrown out of negotiations with Integration Minister Inger Støjberg concerning new immigration restrictions. Integration spokesman, Dan Jørgensen, said his party had agreed to accept…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2015 in: News

‘Dictatorial’ majority denies Muslim citizenship

The centre-right majority in parliament has been accused of ‘running a dictatorship’ by denying citizenship to a 25-year-old Muslim. 25-year-old Belal El-Khatib’s name was on a new parliamentary bill that would have secured…

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7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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